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Revamp of Elberton’s Recycling Service Possibly Right Around the Corner

March 27, 2013
Revamp of Elberton’s Recycling Service Possibly Right Around the Corner

Another item that the city of Elberton’s Public Works division is focused on is the city’s recycling program. The curbside recycling service operates with two full-time employees operating one truck, and collects residential recycling every Wednesday, while picking up from businesses and schools on Monday and Friday. Referencing Alan Hulme, director of administrative services, only…

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Bowman City Council Holding off on Teasley Mill Road Paving Project

March 27, 2013

The Bowman City Council is holding off on a resurfacing project to take place on Teasley Mill Road. Several complaints have been received concerning the poor shape of the road said Bowman City Mayor Pamela Johnson, and she says that the condition of the road could endanger Bowman residents. “I had someone who told me…

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Changes to Elberton Solid Waste Collection Discussed at Planning Session

March 27, 2013

Continuing the focus of becoming more efficient while reducing costs, the Public Works department gave a presentation on how to do those two things during the city of Elberton’s annual planning session. One area targeted was the residential solid waste curbside pick up service that the city offers. Currently the service operates four days a…

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Playground Equipment at Bowman Park Finally Complete

March 27, 2013

With the completion of one project at the Bowman City Park, another can now begin. At least that is the intention of Bowman City Councilman Pete Gibbons, who reported during Monday’s council meeting that work on the new playground equipment had finally been completed. Gibbons said he was very appreciative of the help that the…

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Pump Prices Dip Slightly Nationwide and in Georgia

March 27, 2013

As forecast by AAA, retail gas prices fell minimally last week for a nation-wide decrease of 2 cents a gallon. Motorists could see regional pump prices decrease another 3 to 5 cents before Easter. Varying economic news has kept oil prices relatively stable. The positive announcements about the U.S. jobless rate and supply reduction are…

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New Restuarant Opens Up in Elberton

March 26, 2013
New Restuarant Opens Up in Elberton

The Elbert County Chamber of Commerce welcomed in a new restaurant in Elbert County yesterday morning with a special ribbon cutting ceremony. JD’s Pizza, Wings, and BBQ opened their doors for the first time this past Thursday located right beside Bodyplex on the Calhoun Falls Highway. Hector Santiago is the owner of the restaurant and…

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Elberton Officials and Staff Discuss Financial Overview at Planning Session

March 26, 2013

Money, money, money; probably one of the biggest issues focused on by city of Elberton officials and personnel during their annual planning session. Elberton City Manager Lanier Dunn presented the city’s financial overview and stated that revenue has been on par with what it has been over the last decade. He said that electricity use…

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Bowman City Council Goes Over Outline of FY 2014 Budget

March 26, 2013

The Bowman City Council is getting a jump on preparing its FY 2014 budget. During last night’s council meeting, members of the Bowman City Council were presented an outline of the upcoming fiscal year budget. Before the budget can be finalized the city is waiting on general insurance bids from two different sources, once those…

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TJ and Friends Ride Against Cancer Bumped up

March 26, 2013

As local fishermen are getting ready for the upcoming TJ and Friends Bass Fishing Tournament, local motorcycle enthusiasts should not be excluded from all of the fun. The TJ and Friends Foundation recently announced their plans to bump up the date for the foundation’s annual Ride against Cancer. Saturday, May 4th is the new date…

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Elberton City Officials Lay Out Their Expectations for Next Five Years

March 25, 2013

The Elberton City Council along with several other city department heads and members met this past Saturday for the city’s annual planning session. At the beginning of the meeting, Elberton Mayor Larry Guest suggested that everyone go around the room and talk about what they wanted to see Elberton accomplish over the next five years.…

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